A European Union flag (EU) flies between the flags of Cyprus, right, and CYTA outside the offices of the Cyprus Telecommunications Authority (CYTA) in Nicosia, Cyprus, on Tuesday, March 4, 2014. Cypriot lawmakers approved today an amended government framework for privatization of state assets, including Cyprus's electricity, telephone and ports authorities, a requirement for the country to carry on receiving loans from its European partners and the IMF. Photographer: Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/Bloomberg via Getty Images